Saudi Arabia will not be able to acquire the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense systems as the United States (US) senate has blocked $8 Billion arms sales to Riyadh and its allies, owing to their interference in the Yemen conflict. The Republican-led Senate joined the Democrats in a symbolic rebuke to President Donald Trump who had claimed earlier this year that "emergency" circumstances require Washington to provide Riyadh with more precision-guided bombs because of Iranian threats
With just the Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 and Dassault Rafale among fighter jets performing aerial displays at the ongoing Paris Air Show 2019, the skies over Le Bourget were missing the thunder and after-burner flame that are the hallmark of any air show. “JF-17 Thunder multi-role fighter jet of Pakistan Air Force gave an impressive performance at the opening ceremony of the 53rd edition of 7-day International Paris Air Show,” Pakistani newspaper The News glossed over the performance of its countrys fighter jet
New Zealand has chosen Lockheed Martin Corp's C-130J Super Hercules to replace five ageing C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, the country's Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced in its Defence Capability Plan-2019 on Tuesday, that outlines investment worth $13 Billion (NZ $20 Billion) until 2030. The contract is estimated to be worth over $659
The United States is reportedly eyeing to sign a $34 Billion mega deal with
Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has won a $542 million contract to build six VH-92A Presidential Helicopters to mark the start of low-rate initial production. The VH-92 is a military variant of the Sikorsky S-92 twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter
Ruling out any technical defects with the F-35 Jet which crashed off Japan without any warning, the Japanese Air Self Defence Force (ASDF) blamed ‘spatial disorientation or vertigo of the pilot as the likely cause. “We believe it highly likely the pilot was suffering from vertigo or spatial disorientation and wasnt aware of his condition,” Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya told a briefing today, Japanese media reported
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $1,808,545,655 contract for continued design maturation and development of Block 4 capabilities in support of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 Pre-Modernization for the United States Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps; and foreign customers
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Bulgaria of F-16C/D Block 70/72 aircraft with weapons, communications systems and support for an estimated cost of $1.673 billion
Lockheed Martin has won a $12.8 million Foreign Military Sales contract to provide refurbishment support services for United kingdoms AH-64 Apache attack helicopter
The Pentagon submitted a report on the usage of rare earth elements in manufacturing military and defense equipment, mostly sourced from China, after Chinese officials threatened to cut off the supplies to the US. “The department continues to work closely with the president, Congress and the industrial base to mitigate US reliance on China for rare earth minerals,” Lt
Poland has formally sent a letter to the US requesting a quotation in connection with its intent of purchasing 32 stealth-capable Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) combat aircraft, Mariusz Blaszack, Defense Minister of Poland, announced today. "Today we sent a request for quotation (LOR) to our American partners regarding the purchase of 32 F-35A aircraft along with a logistics and training package," Blaszczak
Japan is planning to purchase 105 Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighters, US President Donald Trump said during his visit to Tokyo on Monday. "Japan has just announced its intent to purchase 105 brand new F35 stealth aircraft
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